Xichou County Shopping
Xichou County boasts a wide range of specialties. It offers diverse fruits and plants for you. With the skills of local people, there are many handicrafts in Xichou. Xichou bayberry, Xichou Yanghe and Chinese mahogany can be found and they are worthy to buy. Check the Xichou County shopping and you will know what to buy & where to buy in Xichou County.
1.Xichou Bayberry 西畴杨梅
Xichou bayberry is a specialty of Xichou County, Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The kind of the Xichou bayberry is devided into Dongkui bayberry(东魁梅), Heitan bayberry(黑炭梅), Dingqiao bayberry(丁岙梅).
2.Xichou Yanghe 西畴阳荷
Xichou Yanghe (西畴阳荷) is a food with high nutritional value and medicine homologous from vegetables. It contains many amino acids, protein and rich in cellulose.
3.Zhuangs Five-color Glutinous Rice 壮家花糯米
Zhuangs take paddy rice as the staple food. They are good at making glutinous food, among which five-color glutinous rice, puffed rice candy, and Kaofang (big glutinous dumpling) are delicacies in festive occasions. The colorful rice is dyed with the extract of plants with different colors, and then cooked. The glutinous dumpling has many varieties, and is big in size. It usually weighs about 1 kg each and in the shape of a pillow.
4.Xichou Chinese Mahogany西畴香椿
Xichou Xiangchun is a specialty of Xichou County, Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province. Xichou county enjoys a tradition of cultivation of Chinese mahogany.
5.Jinuo Costume 基诺族服饰
Jino women learn to embroider in childhood while men like to carve the handles of sickles and musical instruments and to weave with thin bamboo strips. Boxes for betel nuts, cigarette cases, workboxes and desks all can be woven.